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Recently, two large genome-wide association studies (GWASs) have identified several variants at 12q14 and 12q24 which are associated with hippocampal volume, one of the most important biological markers of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The strongest association was reported for the rs7294919 polymorphism on chromosome 12q24.22. In order to explore whether(More)
hrf2 gene is a member of the harpin-encoding gene family of rice-pathogenic bacterium Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola. In our previous studies, we observed that harpinXooc could elicit hypersensitive cell death in non-host plants, induce disease and insect resistance in plants, and enhance plant growth. In this study, the rapeseed cultivar, Yangyou 4, was(More)
This study examined the association between cancer and Alzheimer's disease (AD) by a quantitative meta-analysis of cohort studies. Studies were identified by searching PubMed database through 1966 to December 2013 using the terms "Alzheimer's disease", "neoplasm", and "cancer". Six studies met the inclusion criteria in the overall meta-analysis. We pooled(More)
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